Join Justin Seeley for an in-depth discussion in this video Optimizing JPEG images, part of Illustrator CC for Web Design: Image Optimization.
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- Now it's time to put what we've learned in play…and figure out exactly how to optimize…individual image types.…So we're going to focus on specific areas of these ads…and we're going to take them…into the Save for Web dialog box and do a full export.…We're going to start off by talking about JPEGs.…Let's go over to the Artboards over here,…and let's go and double-click on vertical rectangle 240x400.…By double-clicking on that one,…it should take you to this Artboard…in the center of your screen,…and this is the one with the hexagon and the guy,…and then it says, "Meet Joey. Joey Builds Apps."…So what we're going to do,…is we're going to export this out.…
We're going to go to the File menu and choose Save for Web.…Inside of the Save for Web dialog box,…it's going to come up with the last settings…that you've used, probably.…In this case, since it has a photograph in it…I'm going to switch to what I think is a better choice,…and that would be the JPEG file format.…So I'm going to switch to first, let's try JPEG Medium.…
Find out more about using Illustrator in your web design workflows in Illustrator CC for Web Design: Core Concepts.